Sweet Potato, Bacon & Leek Fritters
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Ingredients
  • 3 medium sweet potato
  • 2 cups leek, sliced
  • 6 rashers bacon, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 sprig fresh parsley, chopped
  • 4 tablespoon coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon dried mixed herbs
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, for cooking
Instructions
  1. Place the peeled and chopped sweet potato in a medium sized saucepan on the stove top. Cover with water and boil until the sweet potato are tender.
  2. While the sweet potato is cooking you can prepare the bacon and leek.
  3. In a fry pan over a medium heat place 1 teaspoon of the olive oil along with the crushed garlic.
  4. Add the bacon and the leek to the pan and saute all the ingredients for 5 minutes, stirring often. Set aside once cooked.
  5. Once the sweet potato tender, drain all the water off. Mash the sweet potato, add the bacon, leek, herbs, 2 tablespoons of coconut flour and salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining coconut flour on plate so that you can coat the fritters in the flour.
  7. Form the fritters with a large spoon and pat into the coconut flour on each side.
  8. Heat a large pan over a medium heat with some oil in the pan. Brown each side of the fritters.
  9. Serve with salad, bacon, poached eggs or the lot!
  10. MAKES 8 FRITTERS
Recipe by Real Food Pledge at https://realfoodpledge.com/bacon-leek-sweet-potato-fritters/